Commonly known as the ‘Stink shepherd’s tree’ and ‘Smelly shepherd’s bush’
An evergreen shrub or tree native to warmer and drier parts of Southern Africa.
Known for its unpleasant smell of its flowers, hence the common name.
Flower during spring.
Pale grey- grey bark, small greenish flowers lack petals but have prominent stamens and a rancid smell.
Produces abundant fruit in Summer of a yellowish to pale brown colour when ripe.
- Sow in Spring
- 25 seeds per packet
- 1-3m tall (sometimes taller)